State Fair mystery sounds: Day 6 Each weekday during the Minnesota State Fair, All Things Considered will indulge your ears and bring you some mystery sounds from the Great Minnesota Get-Together.3:49 p.m.
A home game 100 years in the making for DeLaSalle One of the state's powerhouses will do something Friday night that it's never done before.
Even though DeLaSalle High School is more than 100 years old, it's never hosted its own home game.4:50 p.m.
More on H1N1 with Dr. Jon Hallberg All Things Considered talked about flu with medical analyst Dr. Jon Hallberg and he returned to talk about what to expect from H1N1 during the period of seasonal flu.5:24 p.m.
Specter Rivals Vie To Unseat Veteran Senator
Republican Pat Toomey and Democrat Joe Sestak have very little in common, except for two core beliefs: They both think Pennsylvania's Republican turned Democrat Arlen Specter is doing a bad job in the Senate, and they would both like to take his place. On Wednesday, the two held a joint town hall meeting that had the feel of an election-year debate.
Battle Lines Drawn In Maine Same-Sex Debate
Opponents of gay marriage have cleared a threshold that sets Maine as the next battleground in the ongoing national debate. On Nov. 3, voters in the state will be asked to consider repealing a same-sex-marriage law that was due to take effect this month.
Easy Production Technique Keeps Meth On The Rise
The number of methamphetamine lab seizures has increased for the first time in six years nationwide. Federal authorities say meth production is more widespread because meth manufacturers found a simpler way to cook it. That has law enforcement trying to find new ways to combat an old problem.
Stay Away From Your Man, Rihanna!
Appearing on Larry King Live Wednesday, hip-hopper Chris Brown is expected to offer more apologies for his February beating of then-girlfriend Rihanna. Brown pleaded guilty to the assault in June. Included in his punishment is an order requiring him to stay 100 yards from Rihanna, an order she called "unnecessary." Commentator Yolanda Young has her own experience with domestic violence and explains why it is anything but.
'Russian Dog Wizard' Trains Pooches To Paw The Line
Vladae Roytapel grew up in what is now Azerbaijan, learning to train paratrooper dogs for the Red Army under the tutelage of a famous deaf-mute Russian dog teacher. Today, he uses his expertise to help Americans get their pampered pooches to behave better.
Dobro Player Rob Ickes Takes A New Highway
Blue Highway founding member and 10-time IBMA dobro player of the year Rob Ickes has just released an album of jazz duets with pianist and grade-school music teacher Michael Alvey, titled Road Song.
Health Care Debate Takes Center Stage
President Obama takes his health care message to a rare joint session of Congress next week. The address is an indication of the high stakes of the debate surrounding a health care overhaul.
Pediatrician Describes Efforts At Computerization
One of the big hopes of health care overhaul is that the U.S. will get its health care system computerized. A Maryland pediatrician, who last March described her concerns about computerization, discusses how things are going now that her practice has switched from paper to bits and bytes.
Babies And Dogs Make The Same Classic Mistake
In addition to drooling and walking on all fours, both young infants and dogs sometimes ignore what they see with their own eyes and instead trust a human "teacher." Dogs may have evolved this trait to help them live with people, because, as a new study shows, their wolf relatives don't make the same mistake.
From Dull To Droll: A Comic Makeover
Comic Judy Carter took it upon herself to find the most serious person she could and teach him to be funny. Her target: Capt. John Heinzel, who trains naval officers and cadets on the history of the Civil Engineer Corps.